There were huge changes in the last year for the second largest school district in the country. A look back at some of the major events…
Archives for 2019
Was LAUSD’s plan to limit accessibility to Special Education Centers in the best interests of the students who needed those services?
Nick Melvoin’s plan to displace a school for students with special needs is temporarily delayed. Will the other LAUSD board members fight to save it?
One school demands payment to access records while another stations armed guards at a board meeting. Both continue to receive public funds.
We’re live-blogging the second major education forum held by a coalition of public education groups here in Pittsburgh, PA. Six major presidential candidates are scheduled to appear in person with each candidate expected to discuss their K-12 education platforms for 30 minutes. WATCH HERE: We’ll be collecting interesting tweets, posts, reports and analysis here to […]
I met Florencia, Jose’s mother, a few days earlier. Florencia and another mom had just left a meeting where they were told by district that CTC was being moved to accommodate WHFA. They were a combination of shock and sadness. They both did not want the school moved. The one mom whose daughter attends CTC said, “The Fairfax area is safe, I feel good having her here.” Florencia nodded in agreement. When I asked them if a move would be hard on their kids they said, “Yes.”
Students at North Valley Military Institute claimed they were victims of “abhorrent child sex abuse”. Was anyone listening?
Nick Melvoin’s plans for an exclusive new middle school include displacing children with special education needs from Fairfax High School.
Confronted by evidence that the charter school industry is not fully serving children with special education needs, will the LAUSD act?
The School Performance Framework (SPF) written by those who would like to privatize public education has been revoked by the LAUSD board with a 6-1 vote.